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  1. Joseph ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41)

  2. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) “a healthy portion of dramatic license” “literary composition...legends and myths”

  3. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) Evidence #1: Slave trading was common A list of slaves – a third of which have foreign names, several sound Semitic.

  4. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) Evidence #2: Price of a slave The Hammurabi Law Code records the price of 20 shekels for a slave.

  5. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) Evidence #3: Nile records There were several really good years – and then several years of terrible floods Pharaoh Amenemhat III

  6. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) Evidence #4: Dream interpretation Dream interpretation was big in those days!

  7. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) Evidence #5: Prisons The Egyptians had prisons, no-one else did. Evidence #6: Beards! The Egyptians liked to be clean-shaven.

  8. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) Acts 7:9 …But God was with him

  9. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) Evidence #7: Hawara Labyrinth An administrative centre, set up next to AmenemhatIII’s pyramid, for the purpose of grain collection and distribution.

  10. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) Evidence #8: Bahr Yussef A canal, used for flood management, from the time of AmenemhatIII: “The Waterway of Joseph”

  11. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) Evidence #9: Grain storehouses

  12. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) Evidence #10: Role of Prime Minister

  13. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) Evidence #11: Avaris – and the Palace of Joseph

  14. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) Evidence #11: Avaris – and the Palace of Joseph

  15. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) Evidence #12: The Tomb of Joseph

  16. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) Evidence #12: The Tomb of Joseph

  17. Joseph The truth about Joseph (Genesis 41) ...but God was with him (Acts 7:9) Psalm 119:42 I will answer the one who taunts me, for I trust in your word.